16/17 H (Karanpur, Ganganagar)

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16/17 H
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total691 ha (1,707 acres)
 • Total1,504
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code00005100
Vehicle registrationRJ-13
Sex ratio887 /

16/17 H is a small village of 691 hectares in Karanpur Tehsil in Ganganagar district, established by Maharaja Ganga Singh and known as one of the first well-planned modern cities of India, and is greatly influenced by the town planning of Paris in the State of Rajasthan, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. 16/17 H depends on KESRISINGHPUR, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, Two Wells supply, Two tanks, Two tubewells, and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, One canal and Two springs. 16/17 H is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. 16/17 H's pin code is 335027[4], and village code is 00005100. The area of 16/17 H is segregated as 472.49 hectares irrigated area, 161.52 hectares unirrigated, the 56.97 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and

16/17 H has Fifteen public telephones. 16/17 H has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


16/17 H is a census village in the district of Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1504 and has total administration over 283 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • 16/17 H has 198 children, 102 boys and 96 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 710 (47.21%) males constitute 374 (24.87%) of the population and females 336 (22.34%).

Medical facility

  • 16/17 H has 1 hospital in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 915 people are literate in 16/17 H out of which 550 are males and 365 are females.

16/17 H has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 995 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 553 male, 442 female with 642 (64.52%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 375 males and 267 females. 162 males and 5 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 15 male and 2 female agricultural labor. 353 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of KESRISINGHPUR and Ganganagar to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 335027 and Post Offices under 335027 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  2. "Pin Code 335027 and Post Offices under 335027 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  3. "335027 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  4. "Pincode 335027". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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